Episodes we love of the StoryCorps Podcast
Stories about coming to and navigating life in the United States
"He was talking about this feeling that he had that he was going to die."
George Rincon and Yolanda Reyes, remember their son, Army Private First Class Diego Rincon, who received U.S. citizenship after he was killed by a suicide bomber in Iraq in 2003.
"I had heard all these horror stories about crooks and gangsters..."
Juliet Jegasothy, who is originally from Sri Lanka, tells her friend Sheena Jacob about adjusting to life in the United States.
StoryCorps 493: Being Human, There or Here
Following the story of Philip, an Iraqi interpreter who worked with the U.S. Army in 2009 as he immigrates to Minnesota and tries to reunite his family.
"He said, 'When the border patrol changes shifts, you're going to run.'"
Blanca Alvarez tells her daughter, Connie, about crossing the border into the U.S. from Mexico, and the jobs that she and her husband worked after their arrival to provide for their family.